Basic Info Course Policy Assignments and Solutions Syllabus Some Links

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

-- John von Neumann, Nobel Prize winner.

**Time and Place:** MWF 3:10 p.m. at Baxter 214

**Instructor:** Peter Saveliev

**Office:** Goodrich 103

**Office Hours:** Tuesday 3-6, Thursday 2-5, or by appointment, or any time I am there (my full schedule)

**Office Phone:** x6306

**Home Phone:** 361-1748 (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.)

**E-mail:** saveliep

**Mailbox: **Math/Chem office, Goodrich 107

**Text:** *Calculus From Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Point of View, *Vol. I, by A. Ostebee and P. Zorn, a.k.a. OZ. (Syllabus)

**Group Problems:** due weekly (please, staple!), each Friday unless specified otherwise

**Quizzes:** each Wednesday (unless we are having an exam), based on the practice problems assigned daily

**Grade Breakdown:**

group problems+quizzes: 30% (1-2 may be dropped)

exams: 10% each (3 regular exams plus a Gateway Exam)

final exam: 30%

**Letter Grades:** A: 90-100, B: 80-89, C: 70-79, D: 60-69, F: <60

**Main Rule:** *Read the book in advance!*

**General Advice**

From the catalogue:

111. Calculus I (Old Number MAT 123)

Basic calculus of one variable from an intuitive point of view. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of the elementary functions, Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and applications. The focus is on understanding basic concepts and gaining basic computational skills. *Prerequisite: Departmental placement examination.*

One course credit each semester. Introductory